What's On

What's on in Wexford

Note that due to the National Government recommendations regarding COVID-19, please contact the venue to confirm if the event is still going ahead.

Wexford's musical and cultural scene is busy all year round. 

  • Festivals: Wexford is internationally known for the Opera Festival, but Wexford has much more. Food and harvest festivals, the Spiegeltent, literary festivals or the Fringe festival to name a few
  • Loads of family-friendly events take place around the County. Check Wells House and Gardens,  Johnstown Castle, the Irish National Heritage Park among others to find children events and activities
  • Comedy and live music gigs in Wexford are a must. Look up the Presentation and Wexford Art Centres and many pubs like the Crown in Wexford town or the Bailey in Enniscorthy 
  • Find the list of art and crafts events or lovely heritage workshops on traditional methods in the Irish National Heritage Park and other venues

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Art in the Open

Fri 30th July - Sun 1st August
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Art in the open, Europe’s largest outdoor painting festival celebrates its 14th anniversary in the Sunny South East this August Bank Holiday Weekend. Come along to paint or enjoy the wonderful daily exhibitions of the artist’s stunning work! Art in the Open, attracts global participants annually, however due to Covid19 it is a scaled back […]

July Summer Drama Camps – Fethard on Sea

Summer Drama Camps DATES: July 12th – 16th, 2021            &              July 19th – 23rd, 2021   AGES:                                                TIMES: 4-8 years old                                   9.30am – 11am 8-12 years                                     11.30am-1pm   Drama Games – Movement – Storytelling – Creative Play – Lots of Fun!   ST MARY’S HALL – FETHARD ON SEA    Taught […]

Escape Rooms Wexford at Leisure Max

Wexford town, Co. Wexford: EscapeRooms.ie today announced Wexford first ever escape room, opening in Leisure Max Wexford. There are of three games.   Prohibition is the game where you need to organise a shipment of Irish Whiskey with out been caught. Working for a beer baron is never easy though.   Locked In is the […]

The Storytelling Houses of Wexford

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Scattered across Wexford, typically a little out of the way, up a mountain road or tucked away in a rural village, you’ll find the Storytelling Houses of Wexford.  Hosted by a Bán on Tí or Fear an Tí who hold the Talking Stick and bag the seat by the fireside!    Held on various nights […]

The Stables Gorey

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We believe in kids having fun, being active and embracing the outdoors here at The Stables. Our active kids classes give your child a chance to experience a wide range of fun, fitness related activities to help with their co-ordination, flexibility, agility, strength, speed and mindfulness.   We are predominantly outside for the duration of […]

Rosslare Port Fest 2021

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  A series of online events presented by Ports Past and Present, a project funded by the Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.   Tuesday 20th of April at 7pm: Story Telling, Story Sharing Join three of the project’s creative practitioners as they share their stories and share […]

Ladies’ Wood and Leather Clutch Bag with Roy Gallagher

Sat 10th July - Sat 10th July

Participants will build and finish their clutch handbag in one day to their colour choice. €100 per participant (Pre-booking essential). Please note that all our courses are subject to change in accordance with the Government’s restrictions. 

Leather Knife Sheath with Roy Gallagher

Sat 31st July - Sat 31st July

Participants will build their very own knife sheath which will fit the Mora companion series of knives. Participants will punch, dye, stitch and finish their very own sheath. This sheath will last for years, you will only need to replace the knife as you see fit. This is a one-day project. Knife is included. Over […]

Leather Journal Cover with Roy Gallagher

Sat 2nd October - Sat 2nd October

Participants will build their own journal cover and will design their own artwork for it. This is a basic tooling workshop.  A5 journal included. €65 per participant Pre-booking essential Please note that all our courses are subject to change in accordance with the Government’s restrictions. 

Wild Inks with Annie Hogg

Sat 19th June - Sat 25th September

In this one-day workshop, we will be covering the basics of botanical ink making. Our morning will be concerned with extracting colour from several plants and crafting these into inks. After our lunch break, we will explore the use of modifiers to open up the colour spectrum of each ink.   Throughout this workshop we […]

Woodblock Carving with Gerry Cussen

Sat 5th June - Sat 28th August

Exercise your brain through thinking of how to use negative space to create images.  Practical design elements considered for ease of carving.  All materials and Japanese Ho-Sho paper provided. Do bring some fabric scraps and we can play around with printing on those also. The last couple of hours can be spent experimenting with any […]

Bowl Turning with Dee Synnott

Sun 20th June - Sat 21st August

Join Dee as we explore the heritage craft of bowl turning on a foot-powered lathe. Turning a cleft log into a bowl. Create an eating vessel that brings us back to our ancient past. Develop skills that give a deep connectedness between wood, history and the natural world. Forge an understanding of traditional work and […]